No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.
A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.
The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.
About Fisher Ames
|Name ||Fisher Ames|
|Quotes ||4 Fisher Ames sayings|
|Nationality ||American quotes|
|Profession ||Statesman quotes|
|Birthday ||October 16|
|Topics ||democracy, admirer, produce, materials, fiery|